Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZBK317PLANT BACTERIOLOGYCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
After completion of the course the students will be; • obtain general information about bacteria which are produced diseases on cultural plants; • explain the structure of plant bacteria, classification, pathogenesis, replication, transmission and spread ways and diagnosis and detection methods; • Interpret topic related to plant bacterial diseases and prevention strategies • Compose theoretical and applied knowledge on plant bacteriology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Hüseyin TÜRKÜSAY
Learning Outcomes
1Define the differences between bacteria and other pathogens which diseases caused on plants and express those,
2Interpret the information and concepts in bacteriology science in the frame of the basic principles of plant protection
3Demonstrate the disease mechanisms by bacteria
4Comprehend the importance of epidemiology of bacteria for crop loses and control measures.
5Use the steps considered in diagnosis and detection methods of diseases by bacteria
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
After completion of the course the students will be; • obtain general information about bacteria which are produced diseases on cultural plants; explain the structure of plant bacteria, classification, pathogenesis, replication, transmission and spread ways and diagnosis and detection methods; Interpret topic related to plant bacterial diseases and prevention strategies Compose theoretical
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction; history and development of plant bacteriologyRelated parts of books
1Morphology, cell structure, chemical structure, physiology, nutrition and growth of plant bacteriaRelated parts of books
2Taxonomy and nomenclature of Phytopathogen bacteriaRelated parts of books
3Enter of phytopathogen bacteria into the plantRelated parts of books
4The Symptoms of phytopathogen bacteriaRelated parts of books
5Transmission of phytopathogen bacteria Related parts of books
6Infection of phytopathogen bacteriaRelated parts of books
7Midterm Exam
8Isolation of phytopathogen bacteriaRelated parts of books
9Detection of phytopathogen bacteria by classical, serological and molecular methodsRelated parts of books
10Pathogenicity testsRelated parts of books
11BacteriophagesRelated parts of books
12Storage of bacterial culturesRelated parts of books
13Control of plant bacterial diseasesRelated parts of books
14Presentation of midterm projectsDiscussion of midterm projects
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
References - Saygılı,H., Şahin, F., Aysan,Y., 2006. Fitobakteriyoloji, 530 s. - Saygılı,H., Şahin, F., Aysan,Y., 2008. Bitki Bakteri Hastalıkları, 318 s. - Bora,T. 2000. Prokaryotik Bitki Hastalıkları. E.Ü. Ziraat Fakültesi Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Bornova, 87 pp. - Agrios,G.N.,2005. Plant Pathology, Fifth Edition, 922 p - Fahy,P.C., and Persley,G.J., 1983. Plant Bacterial Diseases: A diagnostic Guide, 393 p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study5420
Individual Study for Homework Problems4624
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO1    5 
LO2  3   
LO3   5  
LO4 2    
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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